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Doric Star, as rebuilt

Doric Star, as rebuilt

Doric Star as rebuilt with Maierform bow, 1934. It may have improved her speed, but certainly not her looks!
Built: 1921 by Lithgows, Port Glasgow
Tonnage: 10,441grt
Owners: Blue Star Line
1921: Built as 'Doricstar'
1929: R/n 'Doric Star'
1934: Lengthened and Maierform bow added, 10,086grt
1939: Cap

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The first Blue Star loss in WWII and the following day, Shaw Savill's Tairoa was intercepted and sunk by the same raider.
 

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